The Toronto Raptors are in the middle of a playoff series vs. the Orlando Magic, but one thing that is on the mind of Toronto executives is the future of Kawhi Leonard.
According to Eric Pincus from Bleacher Report, he spoke to one former player that knows his teammates expect him to leave to Los Angeles to be closer to his family.
One former player said Leonard’s teammates expect him to leave for Los Angeles after the season, although he didn’t specify which franchise. Outside of a few who suggest Leonard might choose the Lakers, it seems almost everyone around the league (dating back to last July) believes Leonard will join the Clippers instead.
The Lakers are currently looking for a head coach and a President of Basketball Operations after Magic Johnson stepped down and Luke Walton agreed to part ways with the team. But at this point, it looks like most people in the know seem to believe that Leonard would prefer the Clippers.
The Clippers and Lakers are expected to both be very active during free agency with players like Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, all expected to move.
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